Single-Use Biopharmaceutical Tubing
We carry a broad selection of single-use biopharmaceutical tubing from the best brands available, including C-Flex, Sani-Tech, Pure-Fit and Masterflex. We offer a broad choice of materials; silicones, TPE’s, PVC and fluoroelastomers.
General Perfomance Properties of Our Singe-Use Biopharmaceutical Tubing
|Material Choice ||Silicone Tubing ||TPE Tubing ||Pump Tubing ||Fluoroelastomer Tubing |
|Applicable Products ||SaniTech Ultra, SaniTech STHT-C, SPT-50, Tygon 3350, Tygon 3355-L ||C-Flex (all formulations) , SaniPure BDF, SaniPure 60 ||PharmaPure, Pharmed BPT ||PharmaFluor |
|Classification ||Meets FDA and USP Class VI standards||Meets FDA and USP Class VI standards||Meets FDA and USP Class VI standards||Meets FDA and USP Class VI standards|
|Advantages ||Excellent with purity. Handles high temps. Long, proven history in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Platinum cured is preferred. ||Physical properties similar to silicone with chemical compatibility of PVC. Lower gas permeability than silicone. Moldable, sealable and weldable.||Outstanding peristaltic pump life. Natural in color to protect UV sensitive fluids. Very low gas permeability.||Completely inert fluid path. Rigidity stabilizes tubing and increases pressure ratings. Best at preventing absorption. |
|Physical Characteristics ||Thermoset rubber. Good compression set. Soft and flexible material. Translucent to clear.||Thermoplastic elastomer. Excellent tensile and tear strength. Very low brittle temp. Soft material, opaque or clear.||Thermoplastic Elastomer. Good tensile strength. Usually comes natural in color. ||Fluoropolymer based tubing. Translucent in color. Very rigid by design. |
|Pump Life Expectancy ||20-250 hours||10-35 hours||250 + hours||None|
|Chemical Compatibility ||Acids - Poor Alkalis - Poor Organic Solvents - Not Recommended Pressure - Fair Vacuum - Good Viscous Fluids - Fair Sterile Fluids - Excellent ||Acids - Good Alkalis - Good Organic Solvents - Not Recommended Pressure - Good Vacuum - Excellent Viscous Fluids - Good Sterile Fluids - Excellent ||Acids - Good Alkalis - Good Organic Solvents - Not Recommended Pressure - Excellent Vacuum - Excellent Viscous Fluids - Excellent Sterile Fluids - Excellent ||Acids - Excellent Alkalis - Excellent Organic Solvents - Not Recommended Pressure - Excellent Vacuum - Excellent Viscous Fluids - Excellent Sterile Fluids - Excellent |
|Temperature Rating||-75 to 450°F ||100 to 270°F, -73 to 135°C ||-60 to 270°F ||-75 to 450°F |
C-Flex Tubing is both Weldable and Sealable
C-Flex biopharmaceutical tubing has been used by many of the world’s leading biotech and pharmaceutical processing companies for over 20 years. C-Flex tube is a unique, patented thermoplastic elastomer specifically designed to meet the critical demands of the medical, pharmaceutical, research, biotech and diagnostics industries. All C-Flex tubing is formulated to meet the standards of the biopharmaceutical industry and is QA tested before leaving the production facility.
C-Flex is available in the following formulations:
• 072 Opaque
• 082 Translucent
• 374 Translucent and Animal Free
Braided C-Flex Tubing
Braided C-Flex Tubing
C-Flex Braided Tubing is an ultra-flexible, high-purity tubing product developed
for use in applications where a thermoplastic tube is desired, but the pressure
requirements exceed those allowable by a non-reinforced thermoplastic material.
C-Flex Braided Tubing is manufactured with C-Flex formula 3, clear, animal
derived component free (ADCF) resin and reinforced with polyester braid.
SaniPure 60 Tubing
SaniPure 60 Tubing
SaniPure60 biopharmaceutical tubing combines the features of traditional silicone tubing with unsurpassed peristaltic pump life, low permeability and absorption and the added enhancement of being heat sealable, sterile-weldable, and bondable.
SaniPure BDF Tubing
SaniPure BF Tubing
SaniPure BDF biopharmaceutical tubing is completely certified to be free of materials of animal origin and is the ideal choice for handling sensitive biological fluid transfer applications. SaniPure BDF combines the features of traditional silicone tubing with superior peristaltic pump life performance and low absorption characteristics.
Platinum Cured Silicone Tubing
Sani-Tech Ultra Tubing
Sani-Tech Ultra Tubing
Sani-Tech Ultra represents the next generation in ultra-pure platinum-cured silicone tubing. Features like ultra-low extractables and longer pump life were engineered into Sani-Tech Ultra to meet the stringent requirements of the biopharmaceutical market. Sani-Tech Ultra formulations are manufactured and packaged in a certified clean room from the finest grade of silicone materials, and ultra-low TOCs ensure that contamination by extractables is kept to an absolute minimum.
Sani-Tech STHT-C Tubing
Sani-Tech STHT-C is an ultra-pure biopharmaceutical-grade silicone tubing that has a use life unmatched by any other known process tubing. Sani-Tech STHT-C platinum-cured silicone tubing resists temperature extremes, ozone, radiation, moisture, compression sets, weathering and chemical attack, and imparts no odors to fluids transported within it.
Sani-Tech STHT-C is availble in a wide variety of ID sizes from 0.012" to 1.0" in a wide choice of wall thicknesses.
Sani-Tech LA-60 Tubing
Sani-Tech LA-60 premium low-absorption, platinum-cured silicone tubing especially developed for biopharmaceutical applications. Sani-Tech LA-60 tubing answers the need for a fluid- transport vehicle that would help optimize performance by reducing the propensity for adsorption.
Sani-Tech SIL-250 Silicone Tubing
Sani-Tech® Sil-250 high-performance platinum-cured extended-life silicone-tubing formulation specifically designed for peristaltic pump applications. With its superior flex life characteristics, manufacturing processes can be simplified by reducing potential production time due to pump tubing failure.
TYGON® 3350 Silicone Tubing
Tygon 3350 Silicone Tubing
TYGON® 3350 is an ultra-pure biopharmaceutical-grade tubing that has documented biocompatibility for sensitive applications. TYGON® 3350 platinum-cured silicone tubing resists temperature extremes, ozone, radiation, moisture, compression sets, weathering and chemical attack, and imparts no odors to fluids transported within it. TYGON® 3350 silicone tubing withstands repeated autoclaving and sterilization methods and resists the adherence of blood products and sanitary fluids.
The inner surface of TYGON® 3350 silicone tubing has been designed to reduce the risk of particle entrapment and microscopic build-up during fluid transfer. In-house analysis of the inner surface of TYGON® 3350 silicone tubing compared to other silicone tubing shows that it is up to three times smoother. In addition, when compared to stainless steel tubing, TYGON® 3350 tubing exhibits a smoother surface by a factor of up to 40.
PharmaFluor FEP Tubing
PharmaFluor FEP Tubing
PharmaFluor FEP tube is formulated to resist the absorption/adsorption of aqueous fluids, which minimizes the risk of fluid alteration in single or repeat use applications. PharmaFluor FEP tubing is chemically inert, this tubing can be used in a broad range of temperatures, from -100°F to 400°F. It is also virtually unaffected by chemical sanitizers and cleaners and can be cleaned repeatedly without decreasing its service life. PharmaFluor FEP tubing is available in ID sizes 1/16" to 3/8".
Clear Tygon Tubing
Tygon E-3603 Non-DEPH Laboratory and Vacuum Tubing
TYGON® E-3603 Tubing handles most inorganic chemicals found in the laboratory.
TYGON® E-3603 non-DEHP laboratory and vacuum tubing delivers the same superior performance you've come to expect from TYGON® products – but now in a formulation that contains a widely accepted substitute for DEHP plasticizer. TYGON® E-3603 laboratory tubing is specially formulated for resistance to flex fatigue and abrasion, handles virtually all inorganic chemicals found in the lab, and is less permeable than rubber tubing. The glassy-smooth inner bore helps prevent buildup to facilitate cleaning. TYGON® E-3603 vacuum tubing shares all these performance features and has extra heavy walls that will withstand a full vacuum at room temperature.
Tygon 2475 High Purity Tubing
TYGON® 2475 high-purity tubing is a plasticizer-free tubing that utilizes the latest in polymer technology to provide an entirely clear and flexible tubing choice for sensitive fluid transfer applications. TYGON® 2475 is hydrophobic and will resist the absorption/adsorption of aqueous fluids. This reduction in sorption minimizes the risk of fluid alteration in single- or repeat-use applications. The smooth inner surface of TYGON® 2475 inhibits particulate entrapment on the tubing wall and reduces the potential for bacterial growth and contamination.
Tygon 2475 I.B. Pressure Tubing
Tygon 2475IB HIgh-Purity Pressure Tubing
TYGON® 2475 I.B. high-purity pressure tubing is a plasticizer-free, braid-reinforced tubing that utilizes the latest in polymer technology to provide an entirely clear and flexible tubing choice for sensitive fluid transfer applications. The braid reinforcement makes it an excellent choice for applications with elevated working pressure. TYGON® 2475 I.B. is hydrophobic and will resist the absorption/adsorption of aqueous fluids. This reduction in sorption minimizes the risk of fluid alteration in single- or repeat-use applications. The smooth inner surface of TYGON® 2475 I.B. inhibits particulate entrapment on the tubing wall and reduces the potential for bacterial growth and contamination.
Peristaltic Pump Tubing
C-Flex Ultra Thermoplastic Pump Tubing
C-Flex®ULTRA Pump Tubing is perfect for single-use assemblies, pumping,
process filling and sampling applications in Bioprocessing. C-Flex®ULTRA exceeds the industry's demands for a flexible, clear, sealable, and weldable pump tube for fluid processing applications. This new 60A C-Flex® material has been developed to outperform existing C-Flex® and every other 'look-alike' on the market. It has been extensively tested by independent organizations and is consistently outperforming every known competitor.
Masterflex Peristaltic Pump Tubing
Masterflex Pump Tubing
Masterflex tubing is specially formulated and extruded to provide the high performance and long life when used with a Masterflex peristaltic pump. Masterflex tubing is manufactured to tight tolerances of Masterflex® pump heads to ensure accurate flow rates and long tubing life. Masterflex tubing is optically inspected and factory tested—ensures clean, defect-free tubing that performs to specifications. Lot-to-lot consistency provides Manufactured to tight tolerances of Masterflex® pump heads to ensure accurate flow rates and long tubing life. Fourteen pump tubing formulations are available, each with different chemical compatibility properties, agency approvals, and performance characteristics. Norprene®, PharMed® and Tygon® formulations are the firmest offered; C-FLEX® and silicone are the softest. Firm tubing has longer life, better pressure generation, stronger vacuum/suction lift, and lower gas permeability than soft tubing .
Masterflex Tubing Downloads PharmaPure Pump Tubing
PharmaPure is a premium, low spallation, biologically compatible peristaltic pump tubing developed especially for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and laboratory applications. PharmaPure has low permeability and is ideal for protecting sensitive cell cultures, fermentation, separation, purification, process monitoring, and sterile filling.
Pharmed BPT Biocompatible Tubing
Pharmed BPT Tubing
PharMed® BPT biocompatible tubing is ideal for use in peristaltic pumps and cell cultures. PharMed® BPT tubing is less permeable to gases and vapors than silicone tubing and is ideal for protecting sensitive cell cultures, fermentation, synthesis, separation, purification, and process monitoring and control systems. PharMed® BPT tubing has been formulated to withstand the rigors of peristaltic pumping action while providing the biocompatible fluid surface required in sensitive applications.
TYGON® E-LFL Pump Tubing
TYGON® E-LF Tubing
TYGON® E-LFL non-DEHP laboratory pump tubing delivers the same superior performance you’ve come to expect from TYGON® products – but now in a formulation that contains a widely accepted substitute for DEHP plasticizer. TYGON’s® E Series, which began with the launch of TYGON® E-3603, represents the “Evolution” of our classic TYGON® formulations to comply with new global regulatory standards. The new TYGON® E-LFL formulation has been tested rigorously to ensure that it meets the same physical standards as our original TYGON® LFL, including 800 hours of pump life at 0 psi back pressure, low particle spallation and chemical resistance. Non-aging characteristics and broad chemical resistance provide users with versatility for a wide variety of applications.
STA-PURE® Peristaltic Pump Tubing
GORE™ STA-PURE® Peristaltic Pump Tubing
High-pressure tubing yields improved product throughput and long Llife
GORE™ STA-PURE® Peristaltic Pump Tubing peristaltic pump tubing is superior to all other available tubing. STA-PURE® tubing operates at pressures as high as 100 psi, lasts 18 times longer than silicone tubing, and has stable flow rates over its extended life. This enables continuous high-pressure pumping and less downtime from premature tube rupture STA-PURE peristaltic pump tubing has passed USP Class VI cytotoxicity and physiochemical testing. An FDA Type II Material Master File is also available for citation.
CHEM-SURE™ Fluoroelastomer Tubing
CHEM-SURE™ Fluoroelastomer Tubing
The longest lasting most chemically resistant peristaltic pump tubing
CHEM-SURE™ peristaltic tube offers fifty times longer life than any other fluoroelastomer tubing. CHEM-SURE™ is resistant to a wide range of aggressive chemicals that often attack other tubing materials. This level of durability greatly reduces that risk of unexpected tube rupture, which means fewer shutdowns to replace tubing, resulting in significant increases in productivity.